S.C. Human Trafficking Task Force Panel Discussion
6:00 PM18:00

S.C. Human Trafficking Task Force Panel Discussion

Attend a panel discussion featuring professionals who work to combat human trafficking in South Carolina. Speakers will address the nature of human trafficking crimes and the efforts that are underway to prevent them. Advocates for survivors will describe the services they provide and how we can help support their mission. Attendees will be able to ask questions of the panel, and helpful resource materials will be available to take home.

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Bon Secours St Francis 3rd Annual Seminar on Human Trafficking
7:00 AM07:00

Bon Secours St Francis 3rd Annual Seminar on Human Trafficking

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System Proudly Presents
Community Response to an International Crisis: 
A Seminar on Human Trafficking

Human trafficking occurs in our town and every town—and a solution requires action from the entire community. Listen to nationally renowned experts in the fight against human trafficking share their stories, and see how you can be a part of our community’s response to this humanitarian crisis.

This seminar is a multidisciplinary educational and awareness event, with speakers representing a variety of perspectives in the fight against human trafficking, including government, health care, and victim services. The target audience includes professionals who may come into contact with victims of human trafficking, such as health care providers, first responders, legal professionals, educators, social service providers, and clergy.

The event is free of charge, but registration is required.

Doors open at 7:00; seminar begins at 8:00 a.m.

CME/CEU credit available

Featured Speakers:

John F. Clark –President and CEO, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Prior to joining the NCMEC, Mr. Clark served as the Director of the United States Marshals Service. Clark’s extensive law-enforcement background has uniquely prepared him to lead the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for child protection, whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization.

John C. Richmond - Ambassador-at-Large, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
John Richmond serves as the Ambassador-at-Large to the U.S. Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. In October 2018, the Senate unanimously confirmed him and President Trump appointed him to lead the United States’ global engagement to combat human trafficking and support the coordination of anti-trafficking efforts across the U.S. government. Previously, Ambassador Richmond served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit, and co-founded the Human Trafficking Institute.

Sr. Anne Victory, HM – Education Director, Collaborative to End Trafficking; President, US Catholic Sisters against Human Trafficking
Sr. Anne Victory began her healthcare ministry as a staff nurse at St. Joseph Hospital, Lorain, where she worked as a clinician, a nurse educator at St. Joseph School of Practical Nursing, a nurse administrator, and as Director of Education and Vice President of Mission. She currently holds a position on two Bon Secours Mercy Health boards: the Board of Managers at Mercy Willard and the Mercy Regional Foundation Board in Lorain where she uses her knowledge and experience to keep the mission and values of the organization present.

W. Carson Felkel II, MD FAPA – Lead Physician for Behavioral Health, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
Dr. Felkel is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist and lead physician for behavioral health for Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. He is also the lead physician for the Bon Secours Behavioral Health team. In addition, Dr. Felkel serves as co-executive director of the Upstate Behavioral Health Provider Collaborative, bringing local health systems together to coordinate community-wide behavioral health issues.

Kathryn Moorehead – Director of Human Trafficking Programs, S.C. Office of the Attorney General
Carrie Fisher Sherard – Assistant U.S. Attorney, Greenville Office

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2019 Fun Run & Walk
9:00 AM09:00

2019 Fun Run & Walk


$15.00 per person or $ 25.00 with T-Shirt

Children 11 and under free


Health Fair after the Run/Walk


Restaurant Vendors $125.00

Craft/Baked Goods Vendors $30.00


For More information call 843-928-3100

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Fathers Matter March
10:00 AM10:00

Fathers Matter March

Participating in the march and children’s activities are free. Refreshments will be available for purchase. There will also be giveaways, as well as raffles and prizes. Adults will receive one complimentary raffle/prize ticket and are invited to purchase others to increase their odds of winning. Proceeds benefit A Father’s Place. Front Street to East Bay Park.

For more info, call 843.488.2923 or visit us on Facebook

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9:00 AM09:00



An Exploration of Behavioral Health Issues in Communities of Color

Goodwill Industries

2150 Eagle Drive, North Charleston SC

May 23, 2019



 9:00 - 9:30       Welcome, Overview & Icebreaker Kellye McKenzie, Trident United Way

9:30 - 10:25    Panel Presentation and Discussion

Christan A. Rainey, VSP, Executive Director, Men Against Domestic Violence

Samantha Morris, Title & Credentials, My Sister’s House

10:25 - 10:35   Break

10:35 - 11:05   Human Trafficking – A Survivor’s Story

   Lindsey Hass, Lynch Foundation for Children

11:05 - 11:25    Group Discussion

11:25 – 11:30   Evaluation & Close



Participants will be provided….

Overview of issues of violence, domestic abuse, human trafficking and trauma in Tri-County and South Carolina

Opportunity to network with colleagues and community members working on or passionate about issues of violence, domestic abuse, human trafficking and trauma

Time for structured discussion about violence as a public health issue


Collectively we CAN make a difference!

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Turn the Tables on Human Trafficking - SIGN UP!
12:00 PM12:00

Turn the Tables on Human Trafficking - SIGN UP!

Hi everyone!

Due to unforeseen circumstances regarding the pool hall building, the Pool Tournament will be rescheduled and is no longer occurring this Saturday. I thank you so much for your support as we have raised over $8,000 for this event thus far. We are thankful to the Players Place for their support and look forward to having this event when they are in their new location! Be on the lookout for a new date!

Thank you each for your understanding and support,

~ Brooke

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Prayer Gathering
6:30 PM18:30

Prayer Gathering

We’re bringing the fight to end global slavery to you! We’re gathering together as the Charleston community to engage in the hard work of prayer for the end of modern-day slavery. You’ll join IJM staff and volunteers who are committed to bringing this global movement to your city, and there might even be some surprise guests

Here’s what you can expect:

  • You’ll worship with IJM alongside supporters from across your city

  • You’ll hear vivid stories of urgency and hope about the work we’re doing around the world

  • You’ll pray for an end to slavery in our lifetime

RSVP now and we'll see you there!

RSVP here: 2019charlestonlpg.eventbrite.com

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10:00 AM10:00

Tri-County Human Trafficking Task Force Meeting

  • Advent Evangelical Lutheran Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We will present updates about our work and Judge Michèle Patrão Forsythe of the 9th Judicial Circuit will be administering the "Stay or Go" Human Trafficking Training. This training was recently presented in Richland County and was very well-received. See more information attached. The Church can fit 280 people so please invite anyone interested. 

Who is invited:       All Mandated Reporters 

                               (Teachers, School Administration, 

                               Healthcare Professionals, 

                               Judges, Law clerks, Solicitors, Public Defenders, GAL's, 

                               DSS & DJJ Caseworkers, Law Enforcement Officers, 

                               Private Attorneys & 608 Attorneys, CAC Directors and Staff, etc.)

                               Researchers, Students

                               Public Officials

                               ANY interested community members!

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9:00 AM09:00

Charleston Heart for Freedom 5K


When: Saturday, Sept. 29; 9:00AM – 1:00PM


Summerville Catholic School: 226 Black Oak Blvd, Summerville, SC 29485

Sign Up Here

$25 Adults

$15 Students (14-17)

Free 13 & Under

Teams of 5 or more $20

Join us in fighting human trafficking. We will gather to raise awarneess and funds for A21 on September 29th.

For more information: Julie @ (843) 478-2654

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